Lisa A. Kramer

Author, Speaker, Theater Artist, Creativity Facilitator

The Unexpected (100 WCGU)

This week's 100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups is " . . . fall . . . "

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I didn’t see it coming.

You know how one day you look outside and the world is green, but the next a golden-red-purple-orange burst has exploded over the universe? You know it will happen, but yet when it does it is a glorious and somehow unexpected .

It was kind of like that, only the opposite.

I was reveling in my successes. My life, my family, my career all sped forward in a glorious expanse of joyous color—an unstoppable and exciting fireworks display.

But here’s the thing I forgot. Inevitably, glorious leaves fall into decay and sparks fizzle into ash.